DAY FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

Jay Heritage Center is thrilled that the Fall Family Festival is back – the first Jay Day in three years! It will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from noon to 4pm. Activities include: • Three amazing balloon twisters – Revolutionary War swords and butterfly wings are their specialties! • Hay ride and petting […]

$15 – $40

71st Annual Herb Fair

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

The Herb Fair is organized by the N.Y. Unit of the Herb Society of America. This year's program will feature an Herb Table, Bake Table, and Ways and Means table, containing many garden and household items for sale. Deborah Needleman will discuss the art of blending herbs to make teas, and how to use herbs […]

Free

John Jay’s Not-So-Big City: A Walk Through the History of Old New York

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

Founding Father John Jay was a native son of New York City, but the city he knew was not the metropolis we know today. This tour takes us along many of the same streets John Jay walked as we visit locations where he lived, worked, played, and prayed. Plan to walk approximately 2 miles during […]

$15 – $20

WULF TO SPEAK AT JAY HERITAGE CENTER

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

On Friday, October 7, at 6pm, Jay Heritage Center will welcome award-winning and best-selling writer Andrea Wulf, author of “Founding Gardeners” and “The Invention of Nature,” for a FREE program to discuss her critically acclaimed new book “Magnificent Rebels: The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self.” Wulf’s book tells the gripping story of […]

Free-Registration required

Historical Reenactor: Keeping it Fresh: Colonial Food Preservation

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

Join reenactor Tom Hunt for a demonstration on what it was like to prepare for winter in the 18th and 19th centuries. From pickling to drying to salting and smoking, Tom will discuss and demonstrate many of the techniques used in early American food preservation. This is an interactive program for all ages.

Free
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“DICKINSON” EXHIBIT TO OPEN IN JAY MANSION

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

JHC is thrilled to announce that its newest exhibition, Unknown Soldiers: The Making of Dickinson at the Jay Estate and the Real-Life History Behind It, will be open to the public beginning on Sunday, October 9, 2022. The exhibit will remain open every Sunday this autumn, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dickinson is a […]

Free

The Bedford Music Festival

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

Enjoy the fall weather and some great live music with performances from artists such as the Grammy-nominated Spin Doctors! All ages welcome. Admission is free. Visit destination393.org for complete details.

Free
Recurring

“DICKINSON” EXHIBIT TO OPEN IN JAY MANSION

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

JHC is thrilled to announce that its newest exhibition, Unknown Soldiers: The Making of Dickinson at the Jay Estate and the Real-Life History Behind It, will be open to the public beginning on Sunday, October 9, 2022. The exhibit will remain open every Sunday this autumn, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dickinson is a […]

Free
Recurring

“DICKINSON” EXHIBIT TO OPEN IN JAY MANSION

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

JHC is thrilled to announce that its newest exhibition, Unknown Soldiers: The Making of Dickinson at the Jay Estate and the Real-Life History Behind It, will be open to the public beginning on Sunday, October 9, 2022. The exhibit will remain open every Sunday this autumn, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dickinson is a […]

Free
Recurring

“DICKINSON” EXHIBIT TO OPEN IN JAY MANSION

John Jay Homestead, Katonah NY 400 Jay Street, Katonah

JHC is thrilled to announce that its newest exhibition, Unknown Soldiers: The Making of Dickinson at the Jay Estate and the Real-Life History Behind It, will be open to the public beginning on Sunday, October 9, 2022. The exhibit will remain open every Sunday this autumn, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dickinson is a […]

Free